Archive for category: 2015 News

December 7, 2015
07 Dec 2015

MecSoft Releases RhinoCAM 2016

Irvine, CA, December 8, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of RhinoCAM 2016, the newest version of MecSoft’s integrated CAM solution for the Windows version of Rhinoceros 5.0.

RhinoCAM 2016 includes four CAM modules known as RhinoCAM-MILL, RhinoCAM-TURN, RhinoCAM-NEST, and RhinoCAM-ART, each of which run integrated inside the Windows version of Rhinoceros 5 CAD program and can be bought and licensed independent of each other. All CAM modules were significantly enhanced and improved in this 2016 release to provide customers with a powerful and complete manufacturing platform.

Some of the newly introduced features are:

  • Enhancements to 2 Axis, 3 Axis and 4 Axis Milling as well as Turning toolpath methods
  • Enhancements to Cut Material Simulation, Tooling & Feeds/Speeds
  • Enhancements to Knowledge Bases for the automation of programming tasks
  • Utilities for cabinet makers to help in programming toolpaths for cabinet manufacturing
  • Enhancements to the RhinoCAM-NEST module

“RhinoCAM 2016, improves upon a CAM product that consistently exceeds expectations of our users. With an emphasis on automation of programming tasks in this release, along with our continued focus on improving our toolpath generation methods, we are proud to release this product to our customers.”

stated Joe Anand, President and CEO of MecSoft Corporation.

To download a free software demo of RhinoCAM 2016, visit mecsoft.com/rhinocam-software.

For additional information, please call us at (949) 654-8163 or visit mecsoft.com

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SolidWorks®, RhinoCAM™ and Rhino3DPRINT®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call 949-654-8163.

November 16, 2015
16 Nov 2015

MecSoft Announces CAM Access for Onshape Users

Irvine, CA, November 30, 2015: MecSoft Corporation announces the release of VisualIMPORT for Onshape. VisualIMPORT for Onshape allows access to the users’ on-line Onshape account from inside VisualCAD, enabling users to view and import part files from their Onshape account. Once imported into VisualCAD, users can utilize VisualCAD’s plug-ins such as VisualCAM to create cutter paths for CNC machining (Subtractive Manufacturing) and Visual3DPRINT to make the models amenable for 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing).

“MecSoft is extremely excited to partner with Onshape to allow our mutual customers access their Onshape part files for the purposes of manufacturing them. We are also excited to be announcing this first ever CAM & 3DPrinting bridge to the Onshape product – the only truly cloud based CAD product in the market today. We look forward to working with Onshape in the near future bringing additional new innovations to the changing CAD/CAM market.”

said MecSoft’s President and CEO, Joe Anand.

About Onshape

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Onshape is a fully-cloud based 3D CAD system that brings your entire design team together to be able to work on a design using any web browser, phone or tablet. The struggle with finding secure and simultaneous access to a master version of your CAD data is over, without the hassles of creating duplicate files. Learn more about Onshape.

About MecSoft

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS® and RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit MecSoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

November 3, 2015
03 Nov 2015

MecSoft Releases Rhino3DPRINT 2016

Irvine, CA, November 3, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of Rhino3DPRINT 2016.

Rhino3DPRINT 2016 is a fully integrated plug-in that runs inside Rhinoceros 5.0 that offers easy and efficient automatic tools for preparing 3D data that could not otherwise be 3D printed.

Some of the enhanced features inside Rhino3DPRINT 2016 are:

  • Support Generation for holding up areas that have overhangs
  • Determination of best orientation of geometry for printing
  • Generate nozzle deposition patterns and associated G-code to drive FDM printers
  • Ability to cycle through holes in a mesh and manually fix them
  • Intersect & Splitting two sets of meshes
  • Ability to select & manipulate selected portions of a mesh using a graphical manipulator

Anita Anand, VP of Sales at MecSoft Corporation, stated

“This new release, fashioned by listening to our customers, launches Rhino3DPRINT to the forefront of products for the 3D printing market. No longer is it necessary to cobble together different products to get your 3D data to the printer. The toolset offered by Rhino3DPRINT along with the native tools of Rhino make it a complete, robust and cost effective solution for 3D printing. We are indeed excited to bring this product update to market.”

Download a free demo of Rhino3DPRINT 2016.
Learn more about our 3DPrint products at MecSoft.com.
For more information, visit our website or contact us at 954-654-8163.

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

October 16, 2015
16 Oct 2015

MecSoft Announces a Partnership with Creative Tools

Irvine, CA, October 16, 2015: MecSoft Corporation announces today, their partnership with Creative Tools. This partnership allows Creative Tools to sell and support MecSoft’s 3D printing software tools along with their 3D printers to enable easy and error free 3D printing of models from almost any source.

Creative Tools is a provider of market-leading brands of 3D software and hardware in addition to supplying innovative services for product visualization and rapid prototyping. They offer a wide range of creative tools and solutions to help organizations and individuals to achieve their goals and to increase efficiency in their day-to-day challenges.

“We at Creative Tools are very excited to embrace the 3D printing future together with the team at MecSoft Corporation. Rhino3DPRINT and Visual3DPRINT now enrich our product portfolio and will augment the 3D printing capabilities of the well-established Rhinoceros user group – making 3D printing easier and more accessible for all.”

said Paulo Kiefe, CEO of Creative Tools.

To learn more about our 3D Printer tools, visit: https://mecsoft.com/3dprint/
For information on Creative Tools visit: http://www.creativetools.se/mecsoft-en/

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

September 28, 2015
28 Sep 2015

MecSoft Announces the Release of CAMJam 2015

Irvine, CA, September  28, 2015: MecSoft Corporation announces today the release of CAMJam 2015, the Video Training Companion for their popular VisualCAM® and RhinoCAM® Milling modules.

Version 2015 of their CNC Milling module contains new toolpath strategies, new Hole Feature Recognition capability for “push-button” CNC programming as well as numerous interface and productivity enhancements. CAMJam 2015 is the complete unscripted video archive of training sessions conducted by the support staff at MecSoft Corporation.

CAMJam 2015 is the perfect companion for new and seasoned users alike who want to achieve the maximum shop-floor benefits their software provides. Time is money! All training sessions are organized by content, indexed and searchable so you know exactly which video to watch to get your questions answered. New users will also benefit from the additional uninterrupted full length training sessions included in CAMJam 2015!”

said Don LaCourse, Senior Application Engineer at MecSoft Corporation and one of the principals involved in the creation of this product.

CAMJam 2015 MILL includes:

  • Over 80 instructional videos covering the complete 2015 suite of MILL module functionality.
  • An additional CAMJam 2015 help platform for the organization and easy retrieval from the video library.
  • All of the source part files referenced by the CAMJam 2015 video archive!
  • A complete 1,800 page 2015 MILL Reference Guide (in digital PDF format) that you can access anytime, anywhere. Hardcopies of the Reference Guide are also available.

Sample of topics covered:

  • The new 2015 MILL User Interface
  • Machine Setup, Stock and Geometry considerations for 2½ Axis, 3, 4 and Indexed 5 Axis setups
  • EVERY 2, 3, 4 and Indexed 5 Axis machining strategy
  • Creating User Defined Form Tools for custom 2½ Axis Profiling operations
  • The Post Processor Generator and Setup for 2½ Axis, 3, 4 and 5 Axis milling
  • Implementing custom Tool Libraries and Machining Knowledge Bases
  • Implementing User-specific defaults databases
  • Using 2½, 3 Axis Machining Regions and Control Geometry effectively
  • Viewing, Simulating and Editing your toolpaths operations

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

July 22, 2015
22 Jul 2015

MecSoft Announces Service Packs for all of its 2015 Products

Irvine, CA, July 23, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, has announced service pack releases for all of its 2015 versions of CAM and 3DPRINT products.

“We have released service packs for all our 2015 products to fix issues discovered by our customers and also to add some minor enhancements,” stated Uday Honnalagere, Support Manager for MecSoft Corporation. “All products have undergone rigorous testing and we are proud to announce that these are the best quality products that we have released thus far”.

Free demo software of all of our products can be downloaded at https://mecsoft.com/downloaddemos/.

For more information, visit mecsoft.com or call (954) 654-8163

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

March 30, 2015
30 Mar 2015

MecSoft Releases VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic

Irvine, CA, March 30, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic, a major version release for MecSoft’s integrated CAM solution for Geomagic Design from 3D Systems Corporation.

VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic includes 2 CAM modules known as VisualCAM-MILL for Geomagic, and VisualCAM-TURN for Geomagic, each of which run integrated inside the Geomagic Design CAD program and can be bought and licensed independent of each other. Both modules were significantly enhanced and improved in this 2015 release to provide customers with a powerful and complete manufacturing platform.

“With this release we are continuing to strengthen our fully integrated CAM product for Geomagic. Both the MILL and the TURN modules of this product have been greatly improved based on user input and together with the seamless integration inside Geomagic Design, we continue to provide leading edge manufacturing capabilities for Geomagic Design users worldwide.” stated Joe Anand, President and CEO of MecSoft Corporation.

A free demo of VisualCAM 2015 for Geomagic can be downloaded at http://visualcamforgeomagic.com.

For more information, please visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call 949-654-8163.

March 20, 2015
20 Mar 2015

MecSoft Releases VisualCAM 2015 for SOLIDWORKS

Irvine, CA, March 20, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of VisualCAM 2015 for SOLIDWORKS, a major version release for MecSoft’s integrated Gold Certified CAM solution for SOLIDWORKS.

VisualCAM 2015 for SOLIDWORKS includes 2 CAM modules known as VisualCAM-MILL for SOLIDWORKS, and VisualCAM-TURN for SOLIDWORKS, each of which run integrated inside the SOLIDWORKS CAD program and can be bought and licensed independent of each other. Both modules were significantly enhanced and improved in this 2015 release to provide customers with a powerful and complete manufacturing platform.

“With this release we are continuing to strengthen our fully integrated CAM product for SOLIDWORKS. Both the MILL and the TURN modules of this product have been greatly improved based on user input and together with the seamless integration inside SOLIDWORKS, we continue to provide leading edge manufacturing capabilities for SOLIDWORKS users worldwide.” stated Joe Anand, President and CEO of MecSoft Corporation.

A free demo of VisualCAM 2015 for SOLIDWORKS can be downloaded at http://visualcamforsolidworks.com.

For more information, please visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit www.mecsoft.com or call 949-654-8163.

February 24, 2015
24 Feb 2015

MecSoft Releases RhinoCAM 2015

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IrvineCA, March 2, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of RhinoCAM 2015, a major version release for MecSoft’s integrated CAM solution for Rhino.

RhinoCAM 2015 includes four CAM modules known as RhinoCAM-MILL, RhinoCAM-TURN, RhinoCAM-NEST, and RhinoCAM-ART, each of which run integrated inside the Rhino 5 CAD program and can be bought and licensed independent of each other. All CAM modules were significantly enhanced and improved in this 2015 release to provide customers with a powerful and complete manufacturing platform.

“In this new release of RhinoCAM, we have not only significantly enhanced all of our CAM modules but are also introducing our first automatic machining functionality. With the introduction of Hole Feature detection and the automatic machining of these hole features, we are significantly increasing the productivity of our customers. All of this new functionality makes the Rhino and RhinoCAM 2015 combination one of the best design and manufacturing systems in the market today, even when compared with systems that cost significantly more.” stated Joe Anand, President and CEO of MecSoft Corporation.

The free demo software of RhinoCAM 2015 can be downloaded at Rhinocam.com.

For more information, please visit mecsoft.com or call (949) 654-8163.

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SolidWorks®, RhinoCAM™ & Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit www.mecsoft.com or call 949-654-8163.

February 9, 2015
09 Feb 2015

MecSoft Releases VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT 2015

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Irvine, CA, February 9, 2015: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of industry leading CAD/CAM software solutions, has announced the availability of VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT 2015, MecSoft’s standalone additive and subtractive manufacturing software suite.

VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT includes two products. The first is VisualCAM, to address the traditional subtractive or CNC manufacturing market with modules VisualMILL, VisualTURN, VisualNEST, and VisualART. The other is Visual3DPRINT, a newly introduced product to address the needs of the emerging additive manufacturing market. Both of these products run completely integrated inside the VisualCAD 2015 base CAD platform and can be bought and licensed independent of each other. MecSoft continues to provide VisualCAD as a completely free design tool. VisualCAD along with all of the above mentioned modules of VisualCAM were significantly enhanced and improved in this 2015 release to provide customers with a seamlessly integrated complete manufacturing platform.

“This release is one of the most exciting releases in the history of MecSoft as we are redefining what CAM means by addressing both the subtractive and the additive manufacturing markets with a single product suite. This release includes a brand new Visual3DPRINT product and the upgraded version of VisualCAM as a single manufacturing platform called VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT. As we see both additive and subtractive manufacturing technologies increasingly start to coexist in shops across the world, we are uniquely positioned to offer solutions to meet the requirements of our customers. We are truly redefining CAM.” stated Joe Anand, President and CEO of MecSoft Corporation.

The free demo software of VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT 2015 can be downloaded at https://mecsoft.com.

For more information, visit mecsoft.com or call (954) 654-8163

About MecSoft Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, addressing both Additive and Subtractive manufacturing technologies, for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM/3DPRINT®, VisualCAM for SolidWorks®, RhinoCAM™, Rhino3DPRINT™ and VisualCAM for Geomagic®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit mecsoft.com or call 949-654-8163.